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Cinnamon, Ceylon, Bark - NEW!

Expected back in stock Spring 2021.
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Did you know there are actually two main types of cinnamon?

You're probably familiar with the one commonly found on supermarket shelves called cassia cinnamon. Cassia has a bigger more intense and singular flavor.

And then there's the less common type called Ceylon cinnamon. The special stuff. The crème de la cinnamon. Some call it true cinnamon or Mexican cinnamon.

Ceylon cinnamon is the one that many bakers and chefs seek out. It's the variety we've sourced for you.

So what's the difference?

Both are harvested from the inner bark of evergreen trees. But the two varieties are grown in different countries and have different chemical compounds. 

Then there's the taste.

Someone said that tasting Ceylon cinnamon is like listening to your favorite vinyl record on a $4,000 stereo system, while Cassia cinnamon is like listening to an mp3 version in the car. I don't have a stereo like that, but I can imagine. 

With Ceylon cinnamon you will notice nuance - lighter, brighter citrus and floral notes. Ceylon is ideal for pastries, cakes, drinks, soups, and desserts. It charms without overpowering.

We recommend our Microplane Spice Mill for grinding our Ceylon cinnamon bark. But no worries If you prefer not to do your own grinding. We also offer ground Ceylon cinnamon. 

My partner on the ground in India, Mr. Divakar, sources our Ceylon cinnamon from a storied 250-year-old cinnamon estate in his hometown. Like all of our spices, Divakar ships to us directly, so nothing sits around getting old and stale.

While Ceylon cinnamon costs a bit more than cassia, just think how much you'll save on having to buy a $4,000 stereo.

Shipping

Please allow 4 - 5 business days for us to pack and ship orders during peak season. Due to the holiday volume, the carriers may take longer to deliver packages as well.

We put together a Holiday Shipping FAQs page if you’d like more details on what to expect.

Due to the pandemic, FedEx is no longer guaranteeing Overnight and 2 Day services, though they should arrive more quickly than other options. Remember, these items too require processing time, but we will ship these out first each day.

Your satisfaction is guaranteed. Would hate for you to be unhappy. The world has enough unhappiness. We're here to make you happy. Okedoke?

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Cinnamon, Ceylon, Bark